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Style and Substance : Where to Shop in Hong Kong

Shopping is popularly regarded as the national pastime in Hong Kong, and millions of visitors each year are drawn to its dense network of modern malls, packed markets and carefully curated boutiques. Most items sold do not have any tax attached, and this combined with the huge number of competing stores makes prices in Hong Kong…

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The Ultimate Guide to London Restaurants

As an international culinary capital London has an incredible array of choice when it comes to cuisine. The huge variety on offer would make it difficult to provide an overview of the eating out options in the city, so we’ve put together a list of recommended restaurant suggestions based on where you’re staying in the…

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Nouvelle Cuisine in Historic Paris

The cracks are starting to form in the rigid, homogenous shell of the Paris food scene. Nowhere is this more evident than at its core, Le Marais. New eateries in the side-streets off Rue de Bretagne are beginning to – and whisper this quietly in your local brasserie – spill much needed new light and…

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Paris By Numbers: The City of Light’s Arrondissements

Paris is a city of compact, small villages. Her arrondissements spiral out in a clockwise direction from the most important central districts, to both her lively and sleepier suburbs. Originally twelve in number, in the late 19th century Napoleon III extended these to include the twenty that are present today. Understanding the merits of each…

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Meal by Meal: A Guide to a Full Day’s Eating in NYC

New York is one of the most diverse cities in the world, and its streets buzz with the sounds of over 800 different languages. Naturally this melting pot of a population has created one of the most vibrant restaurant and food scenes on the planet. From an early breakfast through to late-night ice cream, here…